Race for life

Well done to all of the children, staff and parents for supporting us with the race for life.  We have raised a fantastic amount of money, the grand total to date is £1067.50!!

Thank you!

  • New Recepion and Nursery Play area

    19th September 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Over the summer a new Outdoor Play Area was set up for Reception and Nursery children. The kids absolutely love playing there.

  • Well Done Girls

    19th September 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Summer, Ruby & Evie raised an amazing £283.25 for the Little Princess Trust.  We are very proud of you girls.

  • English Course, Rossington Children's Centre

    19th September 2016 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    If you would like to brush up on your English skills and you are over 19 years old. Please take a look at the course being held at the Rossington Children's Centre. 

  • Perfect Punctuality at The Parks

    19th September 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Well done to all the classes showing perfect punctuality this week! You have to be in it to win it!

  • Academy Open Evening

    19th September 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    The open evening to be held on Thursday 22 September 2016 from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm this year is featuring a space theme.  There will be the chance to see a 10m rocket and experience a variety of space themed activities.

  • Extended Learning Goals

    19th September 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    At Manor Croft Academy we believe that homework plays an important role in increasing the progress made by all students, but it's also a tool to help develop the necessary skills needed to become a successful, independent learner.

    A homework strategy group comprised of Manor Croft parents, students and teaching staff developed the new Extended Learning Goals (ELG) programme which will be followed by all students.  This ensures that students can choose from a range of activities which are designed to engage a

  • Thought for the week...

    19th September 2016 - Park View Primary Academy

    Using good manners is really important. As always, we will be looking out for people using good manners!

  • Evie Kilburn Represents Australian Champs!

    19th September 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    Evie Kilburn is out in New Zealand at the moment representing the Australian school champions Merrimac State High School. While out in Australia Evie has attended Merrimac and been in lessons.

    Evie is taking part in Rugby Union and Rugby League competitive fixtures.  Evie and her team mates narrowly lost their first game of rugby union in Auckland 30 - 20 but Manor Croft Academy's Evie Kilburn was on the score sheet.

    Evie had a rest day with her team...I say rest day...they climbed Mount Maunganui and had ru

  • Ex-Students Rugby Success

    19th September 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    Manor Croft Academy would like to wish Joshua Pinder and Joseph Summers all the best with their rugby careers.

    Both students left Manor Croft Academy last year and have signed new deals with professional rugby league clubs.  Joshua and Joseph both represented England U16's last year.

    Joshua Pinder has now signed a 3 years deal with Huddersfield Giants and Joseph Summers has signed a 2 years contract with the Castleford Tigers.

    Everyone at Manor Croft Academy wishes the boys all the best in the future.

  • Stay and Read

    18th September 2016 - The Parks Academy

    The children throughly enjoyed 'Stay and Read' this week! Thank you for the support.

  • Who's been eating my porridge?

    18th September 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Year 2 have enjoyed making and eating porridge as part of their learning this week.

  • FS focussing on counting and having fun too!

    18th September 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Getting to grips with counting. Well done!

  • We are now on Youtube

    18th September 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Search for us 'The Parks Primary Academy' come and check out our videos!

  • Job Vacancies

    16th September 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    We are currently looking to appoint a Lunch Time Supervisor and a One to One Teaching Assistant.  Please see our recruitment section for more information

  • News Letter - Week 2

    16th September 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find attached this weeks news letter

  • Garforth Academy Post-16 Free School bid

    15th September 2016 - Garforth Academy

    Garforth Academy are currently putting together a bid to open a new Post 16 Free School in Garforth. Parents and members of the local community are invited to attend a presentation event at Garforth Academy on Tuesday 20th September.

    The event will enable the Academy to share the details of the proposed project in more detail, highlighting the benefits to the community and particularly its young people. There will also be an opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions.

    Presentations take place at 5pm, 6

  • Reformed GCSE's for Years 7 - 11

    15th September 2016 - Garforth Academy


    Reformed GCSEs will continue to be introduced gradually with wave 2 beginning in September 2016. They will be graded from 9 to 1 (P1 – P3 Pre-GCSE Scale), instead of A* to G. The new GCSE’s will be significantly more difficult as they have additional content and are primarily assessed by examination. A new grade 5 will be the new ‘pass’ level, which is equivalent to a high grade C currently. Students awarded GCSEs in 2017 and 2018 will therefore receive a mi

  • School Run

    15th September 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Pupils volunteered to take part in a weekly school run on a specially mapped out course around the school grounds.  The event has been organised by Mr Wrigley who goes running regularly.  Pupils will be timed each week to help build their stamina and overall fitness.

  • Proud of Poppy!

    15th September 2016 - The Parks Academy

    At The Parks we are super proud of Poppy this weekend who has worked her socks off and has secured a place at the Humberside Development Academy of Netball! Well done to Poppy and a job well done to everyone who has helped and supported Poppy to achieve this goal!

  • Roald Dahl Dinner

    13th September 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Our special Roald Dalh Dinner was a real success. We served the children's favourite food: Fish Finger and Chips and Burger and Chips followed by a selection of desserts.